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Taurochenodeoxycholic Acid

"Taurochenodeoxycholic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A bile salt formed in the liver by conjugation of chenodeoxycholate with taurine, usually as the sodium salt. It acts as detergent to solubilize fats in the small intestine and is itself absorbed. It is used as a cholagogue and choleretic.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Taurochenodeoxycholic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Taurochenodeoxycholic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2011
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